F1 »

Ricciardo: Nothing to lose in appeal

Daniel Ricciardo believes he has nothing to lose when Red Bull's appeal against his exclusion from the Australian GP is heard
Daniel Ricciardo believes he has nothing personally to lose when Red Bull's appeal against his exclusion from the Australian Grand Prix is heard on Monday.

Having finished second in the race, Ricciardo was excluded by the stewards for constantly exceeding the fuel flow limit. However, Red Bull claimed the fuel flow sensor was faulty and ignored a technical directive from the FIA over what to do in such a situation as the team believes it can prove Ricciardo was always within the fuel flow limits.

Ricciardo confirmed to Crash.net that he will not be in Paris for the hearing on Monday – instead opting to focus on the Chinese Grand Prix – and says he already came to terms with the punishment he received in Melbourne at the time.

“I'll obviously wait to hear the result from the team, I'm sure they'll give me a call,” Ricciardo said. “There's nothing that I can do, there's nothing that I can really worry about. As far as I'm concerned let's say the damage was done on Sunday night in Melbourne. I'm not going to be any more upset than I was then.

“Obviously I would love to get them back; I would be pleased but in a way I've sort of dealt with it now and whatever happens, happens.”


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
04.04.2014- Free Practice 1, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB10
Esteban Gutierrez joins Ferrari as test and reserve driver
F1 veteran David Coulthard wins Race of Champions
McLaren confirms Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso and Ron Dennis at McLaren
McLaren confirms Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button
McLaren confirms Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button alongside Kevin Magnussen. Pic credit: McLaren
Christian Fittipaldi in the Minardi M192, 1992
David Brabham in the Simtek in 1994
Michael Andretti drives the MP4/8 in the 1993 San Marino Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton crowned F1 world champion at FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Qatar [Pic credit: FIA / Jean Marie Hervio / DPPI]
Lewis Hamilton crowned F1 world champion at FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Qatar [Pic credit: FIA / Jean Marie Hervio / DPPI]
Sebastian Vettel says goodbye to Red Bull. Pic credit: Red Bull Racing
Sebastian Vettel says goodbye to Red Bull. Pic credit: Red Bull Racing
Sebastian Vettel says goodbye to Red Bull. Pic credit: Red Bull Racing
Sebastian Vettel says goodbye to Red Bull. Pic credit: Red Bull Racing
Sebastian Vettel says goodbye to Red Bull. Pic credit: Red Bull Racing

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


Firestorm

April 12, 2014 4:11 PM

If Ricciardo get back his 18 points from Australia, Red Bull will be catapulted from 4th to 2nd in the WCC. In the WDC Ricciardo will get ahead of the likes Alonso, Button, Vettel, maybe in third place, behind the Silver Arrows guys. Yes Ricciardo has nothing to loose but 18 pts are a nice amount to win them. Considering that Melbourne was his home GP, it would be nice to have that podium officially.



© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.